Credit Analyst

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    Credit Risk & Analytics

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    over 2 years ago

My client is a well-established Financial Services firm based in London. Reporting into the Head of Risk and as a member of the risk management team, the Credit Risk Analyst is tasked to deliver front‐to‐end risk management solutions following the guidelines of the Risk Department

Your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Evaluate and analyse proposed transactions in the context of risk appetite constraints, taking into account potential impacts on the regulatory and liquidity position of the company;
  • Research of client financial position by carrying out macro‐economic and financial statements analysis;
  • Preparation of Credit Facility proposals for consideration by the client and management.
  • Preparation and review of any risk related documentations, including collateral agreements, ISDAs, guarantee agreements, etc.
  • Calculating the Mark to Market value of an open position; Whether or not clients are inside the parameters set with or without a credit facility
  • Escalating limit excesses appropriately to management.
  • Understand and implement risk policy framework in the context of the company’s overall risk appetite.
  • Co‐ordinate stress analysis on the company’s open positions profile; provide guidance to front office traders accordingly.
  • Producing data, analysis and reports and documentation when required with regards to risk management matters.
  • Provide management with timely information with respect to changing market conditions with material implications for securities risk.
  • Provide support to junior members of the team.
  • Develop strong working relationships with various constituents within the company.
  • Prepare and take part in the Risk Committee.



  • A solid background in Counterparty Credit Risk Management with a focus on corporate clients.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Have strong experience in financial markets of traded products including derivatives.
  • Have a detailed knowledge of the ISDA agreement and terms within;
  • Graduate with finance, economic or mathematics focus or equivalent professional experience. Accountancy, Charter Financial Analyst (CFA) or Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designations a plus.
  • Strong Excel skills.